Steven E. Aschheim

Steven E. Aschheim is emeritus professor of history at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, where he taught cultural and intellectual history and held the Vigevani Chair of European Studies. The former director of the Franz Rosenzweig Research Center for German Literature and Cultural History, he is the author of numerous books, including Brothers and Strangers: The East European Jew in German and German Jewish Consciousness, 1800–1923 (1982), Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises (1996), Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad (2007), and Fragile Spaces: Forays into Jewish Memory, European History and Complex Identities (2018). Apart from academic journals, he has written for The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Times, The Jewish Review of Books, and Haaretz.